Pune, July 3, 2020: The JEE and NEET examinations have been postponed further till September in wake of the increasing number of Coronavirus patients in the country.
The Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced the same today in a video message. The JEE Mains will be held from September 1 to 6. The JEE Advanced will be held on September 27, and the NEET examination will be held from September 16. The examinations are usually held in the months of April and May.
“Keeping in mind the safety of students and to ensure quality education we have decided to postpone #JEE & #NEET examinations,” Pokhriyal tweeted.
The decision was made after many parents across the country expressed concern over the conduct of these examinations due to the prevailing Coronavirus conditions. Several online petitions were also signed by students in India and abroad in this regard.